The 9th Sharjah Urban Planning Symposium

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In addition to the two trade shows SIME has taken part during the month of March, SIME also participated in and sponsored the 9th Sharjah Urban Planning Symposium (SUPS9).

The Symposium was held during April 4-6 at the SharjahUniversity. 

The exhibition was inaugurated by his Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al-Quassimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah. The Symposium gathered more than

400 participants including academics and practitioners from the region and from abroad.

The theme of the event was "Territorial Outlook and Sustainable Development: Globalization Devolution and the Challenge of Governance”.

The symposium was organized and sponsored by Directorate of Town Planning and Survey, Municipality of Sharjah, University of Sharjah, AmericanUniversity of Sharjah, and South Bank

University of London.

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